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Do you have an idea that will make a difference in the Hartsville community?

Our 2022-23 grant cycle opens February 1, 2023 and closes April 3, 2023. Grant applications should be completed in the online grant portal that will open on February 1st.

This link will take you to the grant portal.

This link will take you to a printer friendly version of the application if you would like to review the questions prior to opening the online grant application.

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Frequent Questions

Who is eligible?

The Byerly Foundation can make grants to qualifying 501-C-3 organizations and certain public, governmental units for charitable and community focused programs. The Foundation does not make grants to individuals and it does not fund scholarship programs. 

What happens after grants are submitted?

All grant requests are read by the Trustees of The Foundation. The Trustees may request a grant to be explored further. In this case, a member of the Foundation staff will contact the organization applying for the grant.

What makes the board want to invest in a project?

The Byerly Foundation is proud to support organizations that positively impact the Hartsville community. These organizations work to improve education, social needs, and economic growth opportunities.

What is the best way for a first time applicant to get started?

Email [email protected] to set up a meeting to discuss your idea in more detail. In your email, give a brief description of your project idea and how it will make a positive impact on economic development, education, or social needs in the Hartsville community.